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the latest news on the week's top stories here are at sea dozens more people are killed in clashes across the muslim world in the second week of an anti american ride sparked by the film which mocks islam. zero public tolerance for prisoner abuse and the rust of activists in georgia with one solutions continue their reaction to leaked footage to train atrocities behind bars. and we all keep an eye wall street movement marks its one year anniversary with a demo in new york that's over one hundred eighty activists arrested.
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hello you're washing the weekly here on r t with me marina cossar this is our roundup of the big stories of the last seven days here and now first we start with demons and see american protests which of course have been sprouts not around the world for almost two weeks now in greece riot police used tear gas and pepper spray to disperse demonstrators on sunday and this was just days after rallies certain especially violence in pakistan at least twenty people were killed there on friday in clashes with police to crackdown on mob star gets an american diplomatic missions meanwhile some pakistani officials have condemned the statements by the railways minister who offered one hundred thousand dollars to kill the maker of the controversial film that sparked the protests. also called on taliban and al qaida
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brothers to take part in assassinate in the two love of sally that you are hiding in america apparently but as going that she can now report will most only a catalyst for fury that has deeper roots. the white house keeps saying it was just the anti islamic video that calms the muslim. rath across the world this is not a case of. protests to rectify the united states writ large or a us policy this is in response to a video that is offensive but that's a claim no one is buying it ministration wants us to believe it's not the administration's policies that have generated this behavior it's this one idiotic piece of so-called film which is what out there for two months well it is you know you think it's stupid film that nobody seen causes people to assassinate ambassadors to storm the embassy and the question the us media keep asking why do so many millions of hate the usa but the answers they're getting are the answers
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very few in the u.s. want to hear if you were to point to one thing that makes some muslims hate the usa it would be. hypocrisy over democracy. while america for the government now preaches democracy it has propped up authoritarian leaders but that's not the only accusation of hypocrisy that washington is facing there is also u.s. policy makers failure to condemn the violence when it suits their goals like the numerous terrorist attacks in syria washington seems to approve of them as long as they are targeting supporters of the government or another act of violence a rebel mob executing colonel qadhafi the u.s. secretary of state cheered at the news this week came restocked died that. washington's failure to condemn all violence equally has prompted radicals to take
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an even more aggressive course if most americans understood what was being done in our name in the stabilizing the middle east and north africa they would be absolutely horrified what other result to me expect these people to have no hope their economies are destroyed they see their calling for foreign invaders of course this kind of thing is going to happen when the tragedy relieved. happened the international community wholeheartedly condemned the attacks on american diplomats but the us for its part has been quite selective in condemning violence it could be that the white house thought by supporting revolutions by fostering regime change they were winning hearts and minds in the muslim world but that doesn't appear to be the case for now the obama administration constantly refers to the film as the sole reason behind what's happening a reasoning which basically allows them to avoid addressing the deeper issues in washington i'm going to check on. france was also targets of the slick after french magazine published carriker troy's of prophet mohammad police in paris arrested
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twenty one people for define a ban on protest rallies france has a west largest muslim population at around five million their outrage over the latest cartoons was then compounded by far right leader marine upon who wants a ban on the public way of muslim headscarves france spain sternness for operate on a says paris only has itself to blame for falling out of favor with followers of islam. the government is in a very difficult position because of their policy in syria and because of their various inconsistences on is alarmed all french leaders like most european leaders are in the in the nato buying they've committed themselves to nato tied up with nato france under so cozy committed itself more strongly than at any time since general de gaulle to nato and say there is the usual sore stick and carrots from from washington so that there's that aspect of it and also they want to appear to
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be a country above their weight to use a british expression in international politics because they want to keep their veto in the united nations so there is no difficulty on the other hand there is a growing feeling in left wing circles that the government's policy is nonsense you cannot support it terrorism on monday and condemn it on tuesday and support it again on wednesday they're playing it both ways they don't want to enrage the the people the alleged five million people of muslim backgrounds in france are a lot of people on the other hand they got a stick so their line that they allow free speech which of course is only allowed in front on certain subjects and you know is there's authority that karma we're keeping our eye on the latest developments surrounding the fury of the aunt is the one in fact the family of the fallen u.s. ambassador to libya the most prominent blades an office that i. america has a lifestyle that the media was making the contents of his private diary public more
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details on the party back. in georgia the person of the scandal has now led to a group of opposition activists going on the hunger strike they want the release of several arrests of colleagues who are among the thousands protesting after a leaked video said lies on the torture and rape of an made spy jail guards two ministers have stepped down off of the stands oh well but why shouldn't the police prison staff a nice officers put them on straight or say that's not enough and are calling for the prosecution of everyone responsible for the revelations come just days before parliamentary elections with the government's popularity already fought like are seizing going to school off has more. the public is in fact shocked and angry that
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there are comparing the footage on georgian for those with merit from guantanamo except. suspected terrorists while here we're talking about ordinary georgian inmates another factor irritating the public right now is the recent arrest of one of the foreign leaders so peacefully protest movement don't you think more young he was detained on saturday by traffic police or officially for not abiding to be a police orders he was put in prison for ten days but it is reported that he wasn't even the time the wheels off before stopped by the police early or to manage to meet the man who ordered all this video of was given to the crowd we used to be one of the senior staff members of the gurney prison in b.c. when the first really shocked me of these videos he also said that the interior minister filled the video himself and personally showed it to the president's. gushy all of this is definitely a huge call to be a major o.p.o. for you since the no action to call it is growing up on the first book tour there
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according to the weakest. both president saakashvili and the ruling party have already almost up to twenty percent of supporters. now r.t. talked with floods what about the cards of the former staff member of the infamous georgian president who needs the shocking videos you can watch the four interview with him next hour but here's a little prince. george's interior minister showed the videos to the president it was just for fun for no particular reason it was like we do what we want with people one city key to prison you are nobody you have new dignity this is why these videos cause such outrage in georgia this is why all those young people are protesting are all young people came out to putin into water for a lie has been doing alkali has resigned but this is not enough he should be arrested and try and second surely must resign saakashvili knew very well about six he just
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did it for entertainment or if an inmate had something to do with politics if he was seconds from his enemy they would pick him this is tim is extremely politicized if you work in the prison system or in the police you must be loyal to the saakashvili regime no criticism is a lie you should either leave or they will get to. now news just then tension between beijing and has been sparked yet again this time to chinese patrol ship answer the territorial waters near the disputed senkaku islands and east china sea which of course japan claims ownership to the sound of has been brewing for almost a one a week mass protests have been held across both china and japan with some turn in fire. no never some of the spirited archipelago bots it sets up all the vast reserves of natural resources beijing also slammed the uys military activity in the
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asia pacific region which it claims is a bolster in tokyo to challenge china and such the sweet and sour national affairs and defense analysts. believes washington is far more than simply an onlooker. said the secretary of defense that he fears that their. dispute could be the war between japan and china he also expressed that the united states is going to support your plan so that means that if people come to blows let's hope. they vote for to try to appreciate as the serve each force a change for a bit of course china tries to follow their measures like try to locate. them further so then the united states would be the tool of communication and that could lead to a major regional war at least between. us at once the other. over
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one hundred eighty people were detained as occupy wall street protesters market movements one year anniversary this week now activists descended on new york's financial district and tried to block the entrance to this it is stock exchange. and i was there for us. but i. have heard that the occupy wall street movement is here after its inception of takes the big apple by storm in full force i think five yet it is up more spec and behind barricades from the wee hours of the morning. marches and acts of civil disobedience all day long images that have become all too familiar throughout the past year reoccurring protesters thrown to the ground control there to document the action knocked down by. activists attempting to help others wrestled by police. arms twisted and cops left
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and right over a hundred and eighty people arrested in one day when there's no place for people to come outside and to meet each other and talk about issues when that is so dangerous that you get such severe violence at police repression that we don't really have a democracy for a year now occupy has fought for eradicating wealth inequality and social and economic injustice on us give people jobs give people education if you will help you you have to help the mess was no accountability for wall street bankers years after the comic collapse. that was now still has people outraged expecting it may be naive but demanding it is and it starts with making a statement and that's what the people here are doing skeptics had hoped that occupy camps which once flourished over the west but now have cleared out would put an end
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to the movement after months of camping out here in the financial district the body parts to what seems to be the peak of occupy hundreds of protesters are back here on the first anniversary of the movement to show that it's very much alive. the lack of encampments protesters say has not been an obstacle. we've really been able to focus on the issues that are important to us and that brought us out here in the first place of economic disparity and and a political system that no wrong longer represents people who don't have the money to compete and one of occupies key achievements so far triggering a national dialogue about what matters to the majority of americans the occupy movement has kept a dialogue around fairness and equality and access to the good things that we all want that should be available to everyone and that dialogue is now in the public the occupiers intend to do their best to keep this dialogue alive
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like the civil rights movement it would say that you know still has a long way to go. and it's been you know since before i was born i think occupy will have a similar history i think there's so much that has to be done that change is not going to be handed to us with a bow on it with no miracles just around the corner patience and perseverance they say are what will bring tangible change to the u.s. and. r.t.e. . turn a softer across her head says distorted things are making them a stay are a sponsor alcopops us with force. i think the occupy movement was a seismic shift not only in terms of the discourse but in terms of identifying the centers of power and how to respond to them i think we have to look at occupy as a tactic because the ruling class has responded exclusively in the language of force by trying to eradicate their race these are families rather than respond rationally hundreds of thousands of americans have lost their unemployment benefits
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there's been no attempt by the ruling elite to address the chronic under employment and unemployment this political paralysis is very dangerous because in an avid receives a backlash we're not guaranteed that or would be nonviolent or that it will remain inclusive in a way that the occupy movement has spent and there's a lot more still coming up here like the flood to the french quarter final things are getting. there quite responsible for this crisis and they should be more than the rest since they have more. but instead the bigger honors are bailing out some places where they don't have to share their piles of cash with anyone else. that's coming up for some compounds have been determined by brian's majority shiite population from campaigning for equal rights they were out of force again this week in their
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efforts to convince. the repression but it's in sake along for the police to move in with tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse the crowds and retain thousands of protesters says her campaign so-called twenty months ago around one hundred people have died for it seems have also targets of configures like opposition leader in the field her job has been jailed for taking part in rallies and stoking support as long as smith investigates the response from western nations though a strange to me compared to the deep animosity towards all others in the region. but i think i also find a light for the whole world on the nature of this conflict only oppression and brutality of the regime one day no matter how long it takes there will be a day of reckoning for this dreadful regime off in arms about syria and they put their money where their mouth is giving five million pounds in so-called non-lethal aid to those trying to oust president assad but less than
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a thousand miles away in bahrain there's another human rights crisis ongoing and all that leaders remain conspicuously still there g.m. has not spared any means of repression torture has not seized at all and that includes the one is of people who were just released in the last day or two. inches have not stopped. of course the use of them as. is there well for you guys what more than that is the kidnapping they would not if you people from three or four beat them up tortured them not inside the torture chambers but in farms in what they call the whose houses bahrain is home to a forgotten revolution ignored by the international community under reported in the
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media since february last year there have been almost daily anti-government protests in the resulting crackdown around a hundred has been killed sixteen hundred in jail including sixty children and full of bahrain's most prominent human rights activists all that in a country of only one and a half million but the u.k. government says nothing to longstanding historical connection between britain bahrain which was in fact holland in seventy one certainly the association with the u.s. fifth fleet is the oil problem and that's the banking problem in the long term this is harmful to our interests because sooner or later all the gulf markets are going to disappear in a puff of smoke and then the regimes that succeed them will not be friendly to country which is their oppressors far from being condemned representatives of the bahraini regime has been
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a common sight at the u.k.'s major events this summer king how much was invited to the queen's diamond jubilee celebrations in may his eldest son visited david cameron at downing street and his youngest son who allegedly sanctioned the torture of dissident bahraini athletes was at the opening of numb didn't pick games but it goes further and deeper than that despite the brutal crackdown between july and september last year the u.k. sold to. point two million pounds worth of the bahraini regime shortly after that the u.k.'s most famous military training school accepted a three million pound donation from the king of bahrain and the metropolitan police's former assistant commissioner was appointed as an advisor on security to the regime with no objections from the u.k. government bahrain campaigners say it's ruining the government's credibility it's
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only when they stand up in public and say we pose this torture we oppose these autocratic regimes and democracy only then will the british government have any credibility. at this moment. as. the bahraini opposition and their supporters aren't calling for intervention but they do want the international community to condemn the regime they say is at least as oppressive as the syrian regime that western powers are so desperate to get rid of. and now let's take a quick look at some other world news this hour at least one person has been killed in an explosion outside the whole time damascus the bomb head in the black bag exploded just meters from where an opposition conference was how the attack happened as the free syrian army recently announced it's moving its command center from the turkish border into syria itself. two separate sunni insurgent attacks
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have hit iraq's capital claiming the lives of at least five people and federal police general and this is what killed in a drive by shooting in western baghdad the other incidents occurred in the shiites neighborhood north of the capital an explosive device placed under a minibus went off killing and wounding seven others. libyan authorities have vowed to break off all illegal. malicious that's following the american ambassador is murder. the news came shortly after the country's powerful militia group announced it was the spending a few hours earlier security forces and protesters chased them from the city of benghazi and set fire to another malicious compound. how some of france's richest residents are packing up their designer suitcases and taking their families and their wealth abroad this is because the president's plan and to hit them with
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a seventy five percent income tax cuts are silly explains how aiming at the highest earners to plug the budget cap might create a bigger hole instead. when the world's fourth richest men a frenchman bernard i know asked for belgian citizenship some of his compatriots took offense with one left wing french newspaper publishing this image with this headline the mayor of this area the brussels capital region is confirmed has indeed establish residence here but the french tycoon denies his move had anything to do with french president francois laws to impose a seventy five percent income tax on those earning above one million but many suspect otherwise and the rich have become the subject of much discussion. they are quite responsible for this crisis and they should pay more than the rest since they have more. people. responsible for the crisis. so. it depends on the rich bankers who
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contributed to the crisis. along to set to soak the rich even more as he struggles to raise the money to fill a thirty billion euro hole in the country's finances to tactical use to our own doings of people should make sure you against president sarkozy was to says that's because he was a christian it's also which the friends of yours the income tax rates are going up but on top of that. and then on top of that you have a state tax. and on top. of the seventy five percent tax that's where really thinking about moving outside friends started but the move did go down well with everyone including some french taxpayers who fear having to foot the bill if the tax the rich strategy fails their fears are well founded as businesspeople consider losing three quarters of their income across there simply unable to bear
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like thirty year old entrepreneur. he hasn't made the jump just yet here and he says he may find himself with no choice is clearly that the course. it that's that's that's found. that's found a haven in france. which which basically promotes stigmatize ation of success wealth and so on and france is definitely worth its taxes to a certain extent but if the don't work in my head anymore. create more value than for others then that i do for myself with the implementation of the seven percent and so on clearly i will work. as an individual and become a tax it is an a for another country like belgium for example but belgians have already taken to the streets to protest against what they call a lack of morality of the rich who come to their country to avoid
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a certain taxes in france this case this super tax may affect as little as three thousand people out of sixty six million and if that elite minority continues heading for the door the deficit hole will only grow and along may be forced to embrace the one policy he rejected throughout his election campaign stared. at us are still here r t brussels. and then just a few minutes a look at what the retail therapy really does make us happy to stay with us. more news today violence is once again flared up. these are the images the world has been seeing from the streets of canada. china operations rule the day.
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culture is that so much about the taxpayers' money when there is a champagne bottle and a growing competition for sovereign control over a number of pacific islands highlights the growing instability among important trading partners what is trying. to plug.
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